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Define Obsession

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Adrynalyne, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    I am waxing my car--at 9:30 at night under my porch light.
  2. G.T.

    G.T. R.I.P February 4, 2007. You will be missed.

    Waxing your car at 9:30 at night is dedication.

    Waxing your car every night at 9:30 would be obsession.

    You haven't gone over the line yet.

    Of course, posting to an internet forum while waxing your car might qualify as an obsession of another kind. :D
  3. scorcer

    scorcer ajMro keGe

    "Do not apply in direct sun light"
    "Do not allow to dry completely"

    "Daniel-san, Wax on!, Wax off!" :p
  4. ASUS

    ASUS MajorGeek

    Better than waxing by flashlight.
    The bright side of this is dont have too worry about the sun baking the wax on!

    Hey ya got a PC out there too?
  5. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    LOL, I was posting between coats.

    scorcer, my wax says let it dry :D

    Gold Class Clear Coat Car Wax

    Horribly sticky stuff.

    I just finished. Wiping on and off wax with a porch light and a little flashlight takes skill.

    Or stupidity.

    We'll find out in the morning :)
  6. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    LOL, I was using both.

    :D :D
  7. SilverD

    SilverD Private E-2

    When you get up and your car has splotchy wax marks all over it, you will know not to do it again, haha. ;)
  8. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe


    defined :p
  9. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    That one looks in damm fine condition, dont see many in as good as that around these days, BTW would it be the 1.9l you'd go for as its a classic :)

    So wheres the pic of this newly waxed car Adryn?
  10. scorcer

    scorcer ajMro keGe

    "Now, Daniel-san, show me, Paint the Fence!" :p
  11. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe

    yeah, 1.9GTI 134bhp.
    only problem is the money :p
    the 1.9 is 10 kg's too heavy for my budget... but I nééd to have that car ;)

    car: 850
    getting it approved: 25
    taxes: 224 (per year)
    insurance: 608 (per year) (cheapest, no insurance for people driving along with me, no insurance in case I need a lawyer etc...)

    total: € 1707,-
    or: us $ 2,235.14
  12. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    geezuz the insurance is heafty... but its classed a hot hatch still and is subjected to increased premiums + your age doesnt help either, I only saw a decrease in my premiums on the likes of 1.4/1.6ltr cars when I reached 25 :(

    but you must get that car as they are a hoot to drive.
  13. evilevets

    evilevets Sergeant Major

    Ah, yes... Cars are definetly a labor of love, and an obsession for some.

    I've been there...

    Changing brakes at 11:00 p.m.

    Changing U-Joints at 4:30 a.m. to make it to a car show in time thats 3 hours away.

    Replacing a starter in a Burger King parking lot.

    Changing oil in the pouring rain...when it's 12 degrees outside.

    It's a guy thing. My wife will never understand :p

  14. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe

    hehe it is indeed a guy thing :D

    which is why i'm going to ask my dad to loan me the money for that car and not my mom ;):D
  15. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    hahahaha you have class Flepp :D
  16. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe

    hehe thanks :)

    I need a couple of excuses why I need that car...

    here's my current list:
    *gf lives one hour with train away, train == annoying + expensive
    * it's cool
    * it's cool
    * i want it
    * i'll quit smoking for it :p
  17. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    + I'll let you test drive it... you know you want too ;)
  18. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe

    bwahaha that's a friggin' good one :D

    oh another one:
    + less chance of me wrecking your laguna :p

    I'll let him see this picture and whisper that it's got 134bhp :p
  19. Adrynalyne

    Adrynalyne Guest

    Er, let me see if I am awake enough tio take pics ;)
  20. fleppen

    fleppen Gumshoe

    hehe no escapes Adryn, we want pics :D:cool:

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